Jessica obtained her PhD from Swansea University in 2007 and worked as a lecturer at the University of Wales Lampeter before moving to Brunel in 2009. A senior lecturer in English, she has research interests in the cultural history of breastfeeding, Victorian popular fiction (especially sensation fiction), the Brontës, first-wave feminism, and neo-Victorianism. She is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and currently Programme Lead for English (undergraduate).
Academia.edu profile https://brunel.academia.edu/JessicaCox
Newest selected publications
Cox, J. (2017) 'Canonisation, Colonisation, and the Rise of Neo-Victorianism'. English, 66 (253). pp. 101 - 123. ISSN: 0013-8215 Open Access Link
Cox, J. (2016) ''Gothic and Victorian Supernatural Tales'', in Head, D. (ed.) The Cambridge History of the English Short Story. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press. pp. 49 - 66. ISBN 13: 9781316711712.
Cox, J. (2016) '"The Insane Creole": The Afterlife of Bertha Mason', in Regis, A. and Wynne, D. (eds.) Charlotte Bronte: Legacies and Afterlives. Manchester University Press.
Cox, J. (2014) 'Narratives of Sexual Trauma in Contemporary Adaptations of Wilkie Collins's The Woman in White', in Böhm, N. and Gruss, S. (eds.) Fashioning the neo-Victorian: Iterations of the nineteenth century in contemporary literature and culture. Abingdon : Routledge. pp. 137 - 150. ISBN 10: 0415708303. ISBN 13: 978-0415708302. Open Access Link
Cox, J. (2013) '‘“A strange postmodern moment”: Revisiting Pride and Prejudice in ITV’s Lost in Austen (2008)’'. Critical Studies in Television, 8 (1). pp. 36 - 51. ISSN: 1749-6020